The climax of a standoff with the pharmaceutical industry over high prices
Methods for approaching them as safely as possible
Rarely have presidential nominees declared, without qualification, that it’s a woman’s right to choose.
It's always been a mystery why the drug works to treat bipolar disorder, but a new study sheds light on a possible mechanism.
Colder weather kills mosquitoes, but it doesn't mean the virus is no longer a threat.
Governments grapple with social media’s role in spreading information and shaping public opinion during a health crisis.
A group of scientists has taken the first important steps towards creating the Human Cell Atlas—a complete inventory of our staggeringly diverse cells.
Consumers, food companies, and lawyers are curious.
A new book explores how fear, uncertainty, and group psychology lead people to believe leaders who say false things.
Floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew are still rising, and the worst is yet to come.
Vickie Miller, a home-care worker in Greenville, South Carolina, says her profession deserves higher pay and better benefits.
By freeze-drying the innards of cells, scientists have created portable drug-manufacturing plants—and sensors for detecting viruses like Zika and Ebola.
Can researchers harness the power of protective bacteria to guard against a common infection?
A new book explores how and why arsenic found its way into wallpaper, bread, and baby carriages in Victorian times.
DNA testing the dead sometimes solves unexplained deaths, but it can also leave family members with troubling questions.
Concern isn’t about being "lewd" or "graphic," but about being misogynistic, coercive, abusive, and dehumanizing.
Tracking athletes’ performances could shed light on psychological conditions that are notoriously difficult to quantify.
Increased trade with Cuba might have brought the little buggers back.
The biggest cause of disability around the world is surprisingly banal.
The surprising similarities between America’s human and animal health-care systems
It’s not just a myth.